How to Throw a Surprise Party

Surprise Party

We’ve all got one friend who has subtly (or not-so-subtly!) hinted at his or her desire to have a surprise party thrown for him or her for years. Maybe you’ve considered it but haven’t felt like tackling the herculean challenge of hosting a party for someone with such high expectations. Well, the … [Continue reading]

Murder Mystery Party

As October begins, Halloween draws closer. Instead of the typical pumpkins, witches and cobwebs party, why not host a murder mystery instead? It’s just as spooky, and ten times the fun! There might even be candy. Step one: Choose your … [Continue reading]

Fall Dinner Party

While Halloween and Thanksgiving are in the best season of the year when it comes to throwing dinner parties, you may not be able to wait for one of these holidays! Why not celebrate fall in September? Here are a few tips and tricks to help your … [Continue reading]

Back-To-School Party

What better way to ring in the new (and often dreaded) school year than to have a party for all the parents? They are, after all, the ones who will have to stay up late helping with algebra they’d hoped to never see again. A back-to-school party can … [Continue reading]

“Christmas in July” Party at Home

Backyard parties are a staple of summer, and themed backyard parties are twice the fun! Have your family and friends over for a Christmas in July celebration in your home and yard, and watch this winter wonderland theme transform the heat of summer … [Continue reading]

Midsummer Party

Mark your calendars and start the summer party planning, everyone—this year, Midsummer’s Eve falls on June 21st, and Midsummer’s Day lands on June 22nd! Midsummer celebrates the summer solstice.  That’s the longest day of the year—occurring … [Continue reading]

Prepping for a Party

The strenuous holiday party season has long been over, and you’re finally ready to bust out the platters and party favors again.  But there’s one problem:  your house.  It’s practically screaming, “No more parties!”  If keeping your house clean is … [Continue reading]

Midnight Madness

October is perhaps one of your last shots to have bundle-free weather at your outdoor party, so we say take full advantage! It is also the time of year when people celebrate some of the more scary stories, characters and costumes, which could be … [Continue reading]

Item Swapping Party

Earth Day is coming up quick, which means this is the perfect time to start setting up an eco-friendly event that will get your family and friends in the sustainability spirit. With spring on the way (and spring cleaning on everyone’s minds), why … [Continue reading]

Brunch Party

Brunch: noun.  Definition: a meal usually taken late in the morning that combines a late breakfast and an early lunch. The first known use of the word brunch occurred in 1896, and many people today still enjoy hosting brunch gatherings on … [Continue reading]